From the Bavarian countryside to clubbing in Berlin, you’ll find both modern culture and rich traditions. Dive into all the history here as you explore this country that has rebuilt to become a global powerhouse. Hearty, delicious food and big ol’ beer steins await.
Drinking water: Safe to drink from the tap
Plugs: Type C and F (See photo below)
Proof of vaccination plus a negative Covid test upon entry. Digital registration is required in some instances. Check link below for more info as sometimes it depends on which country you’re arriving from.
Official currency: € Euro
Budget: Backpackers can get away with €30 per day here. Dorms are between €10 – €20 and food and beer are cheaper than farther west. Mid – range accommodation will start around €50 and go up from there. Expect to spend €80 – €100 per day.
Credit cards: Common
Tipping: Round up the bill
Schengen state. 62 countries can enter for 90 days within 180 visa free.
**Always check with your government for the most up to date information on visa requirements.**
**Assuming you are current on routine vaccinations. Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on required vaccinations specific to your home country**
Exercise Normal Precautions
**Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on safety**
Official Languages: German
Hello: Hallo Goodbye: Auf Wiedersehen
Yes: Ja (ya) No: Nein (nine)
Beer: Bier Bathroom: Toiletten
When to go
Prices and crowds will be at their peak during the summer months of June – August, during December for the famed Christmas markets and of course during Oktoberfest.
Weather will be warmest May – September and winter temps are usually below freezing. Expect precipitation throughout the year.
Hire local guides
Eat, stay and shop local
Always be environmentally conscious